Video Club

  • MORTON EAST VIDEO CLUB CONSTITUTION

     

                                                                                    Constitution of the MORTON EAST VIDEO CLUB

     

    Preamble:                                         The students of J. Sterling Morton High School do hereby establish the Morton East Video Club and ordain this constitution with the following objectives in mind:

                                                                 

                                                                  (a) Students will learn and develop video production skills.

                                                                  (b) Students will receive an opportunity to learn about all stages of video production.

                                                                  (c) Planning, camera, and editing skills will be taught and developed throughout the school year.

     

    ARTICLE I.  MEMBERSHIP

     

    Section 1:                                          Application for membership into the Morton East Video Club is open to

                                                                  all Morton East students

    Section 2:                                          Any member may be dismissed from the Morton East Video Club because of misconduct, failure to meet his/her responsibilities to the club, or for being absent from more than __3__ meetings and/or activities.  An acceptable excuse must be furnished to the secretary for an absence.

    Section 3:                                          A member may be expelled from this club by a vote of the two-thirds majority of the club.

     

    ARTICLE II. OFFICERS

     

    Section 1:                                          The Morton East Video Club shall have the following officers:

    • President, who shall be responsible for
      1. Presiding over all meetings;
      2. Heading all standing and special committees;
    • Vice-President, who shall be responsible for
      1. All that the President is responsible for when the President is absent or unable to take part in the activities.
      2. Take attendance at all meetings;
    • Secretary, who shall be responsible for
      1. Any correspondence determined necessary to maintain adequate communication with the membership, school administration, Student Council, or any other agency.
      2. Recording the minutes of all regular and/or committee meetings.

     

    Section 2:                                The above officers shall compose the Executive Board.

    Section 3:                                Each officer shall maintain his/her duties to the fullest extent in accordance with the rules of the Student Council and the rules of the school.

    Section 4:                                Election Day of officers.

    Section 5:                                Qualification of officers.

    Section 6:                                Procedure of voting.

    Section 7:                                All officers shall assume the duties of their respective offices when so designated by the organization.

    Section 8:                                The term of office shall be one year.

     

    ARTICLE III POWERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

     

    Section 1:                                The executive board shall set the dates for all regular meetings.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    ARTICLE IV USE OF FINANCES

     

    Section 1:                                Any money collected by the Morton East Video Club must be handled in accordance with the Student Council and school rules.

    Section 2:                                The Morton East Video Club may spend money with the membership and advisor’s approval only for the following purposes;

    1. To cover the normal operating expenses of the Morton East Video Club.
    2. To promote the Objectives of the Morton East Video Club.
    3. All other projects (expenses) should be approved by the administration and CLUB COMMITTEE.

     

    ARTICLE V SPECIAL COMMITTEES

     

    Section 1:                                Special committees may be established or dissolved by the Executive Board or the club advisor.

     

                                                    BY-LAWS THE CONSTITUTION

     

    ARTICLE I

    Section 1:                                A quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the membership of the club.  No business can be transacted if a quorum is not present.

     

    ARTICLE II

    Section 1:                                The Constitution and By-Laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of a quorum and/or of the membership.

     

    ARTICLE III

    Section 1:                                The actions of this club are subject to the approval of school administration and the faculty advisor.

     

     

     

     

    1. STERLING MORTON HIGH SCHOOL

    STUDENT ACTIVITIES OFFICE

    This Certifies that

    The Morton East Video Club__________________________________________

    Of

    Morton High School has received

    Its charter for the school year

    ____________

    and is extended the rights, privileges,

    and responsibilities that any

    chartered extra-curricular organization may hold.

     

    To Wit:

    THE CLUB MAY……..

    1. Request calendar dates for activities
    2. Meet in the school
    3. Participate in school activities
    4. Appear in yearbook and newspaper
    5. Maintain an activity account
    6. Keep and save minutes

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    Signature of the Director of Students Activities